L is the birth place of coal mining in the Country. In Dhanbad District, Mugma field lies on the west of Barakar River. Heart of Raniganj Coalfields is located on the north of Ajoy while Mejia and Parbelia are on south of Damodar River.
"An easily opened rear window on the ground floor and no night guard made the job easy for burglars," Singh said.
"A policemen is deputed at the bank during the day.
Ten lockers of a nationalised bank, which did not have a night guard, were broken into late on Sunday night at Mugma, 35km from Dhanbad district headquarters.
Bank of India manager Shambhu Nath Ram discovered the burglary on Monday morning at 10am, when he saw the locker room and a rear window of the building broken, empty jewellery boxes and purses strewn on the ground. From the evidence, it appeared a gang entered the double-storey bank building from the rear window of the ground floor.
Stuffing the jewellery, they left the bank noiselessly.
As no night guard was deputed at the bank, no one noticed the incident.
Stations Directly Connected to Mugma - MMUCheck Here Nearby Stations - Trains Passing Adra Jn (ADRA) - 118Anara (ANR) - 43Asansol Jn (ASN) - 362Bagalia (BGA) - 24Barakar (BRR) - 38Bataspur (BSLE) - 19Bero (BERO) - 26Bhojudih Jn (BJE) - 26Bhowra Jn.
In 1774, first mining operation in the Country was started in this Coalfield by Sumner & Heatly. Formation of coal seems has occurred mainly in two sequence at ECL- Raniganj measures & Barakar measures.
Barakar measures covers two areas Salanpur & Mugma Areas, SP_Mines & Rajmahal Areas are mainly related to Barakar measure & Talchair series.
As on 1.4.2012, the total coal reserve in ECL command area upto 600 metre depth is 49.17 Billion tone out of which 30.61 billion tone is in the State of West Bengal and 18.56 Billion tone is in the State of Jharkhand.
In 1973, all Non-coking Coal Mines were nationalized and brought under Eastern Division of Coal Mines Authority Limited. Raniganj Coalfield is spreading over Burdwan, Birbhum, Bankura and Purulia Districts in West Bengal.